Waterloo Region Generations
A record of the people of Waterloo Region, Ontario.

Gladwin Bender

Male 1917 - 2008  (91 years)


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  • Name Gladwin Bender 
    Born 18 May 1917  East Zorra Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Church Membership Nith Valley Mennonite Church, Wilmot Township, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-224829 
    Died 12 Oct 2008  New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Buried Nith Valley Mennonite Cemetery, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Person ID I224829  Generations
    Last Modified 16 Mar 2020 

    Father Solomon Bender,   b. 16 Jan 1882, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Dec 1957, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Mother Rachel Jutzi,   b. 24 Dec 1884, East Zorra Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Dec 1976, East Zorra Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years) 
    Married 4 Dec 1908  [3
    Family ID F36010  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elma Good,   b. 15 Oct 1918,   d. 12 Jan 2014  (Age 95 years) 
    Married 23 Sep 1942  [2
    Children 
     1. Bertha Marie Bender
     2. Arnold Hugh Bender
     3. Dwight Maynard Bender
     4. Sharon Fern Bender
    Last Modified 16 Mar 2020 
    Family ID F37131  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Gladwin Bender - went home to be with his Lord, peacefully with his family by his side on Sunday, October 12, 2008 at his residence in New Hamburg. Gladwin was formerly of Kitchener. He was born 91 years ago in East Zorra Township and was the son of the late Solomon R. & Rachel (Iutzi) Bender. Beloved husband of the former Elma (Good) Bender whom he married September 23, 1942. Loving father of Bertha & Ray Gingerich of Kingston, Arnie & Barbara Bender of Wellesley, Maynard & Lila Bender of Waterloo, Sharon Gingerich of Kitchener. Sadly missed by 12 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. Also remembered by Jim Gingerich of Kitchener and brother Laverne & Ina Bender of Tavistock. Gladwin was predeceased by sister Elvera Bender brothers Clarence & Ida Bender, Lloyd & Leona Bender and Milfird & Edna Bender. Gladwin was a member of Nith Valley Mennonite Church where he served as an elder and on church council. He enjoyed gardening, walking and nature. Family and friends may call at the Mark Jutzi Funeral Home, 291 Huron St., New Hamburg Tuesday (tonight) from 7-9 again Wednesday 2-4 & 7-9 p.m.. The interment will take place on Thursday October 16, 2008 at 1: 00 p.m. at Nith Valley Mennonite Cemetery (everyone welcome). The service to celebrate Gladwin's life will follow the interment at 2: 00 p.m. at Nith Valley Mennonite Church with Pastor Hendrike and Matthew Isert Bender officiating. As expressions of sympathy donations may be made to Mennonite Central Committee and Nithview Home, New Hamburg. Online condolences and memorial tributes at www.markjutzifuneralhomes.ca.


      The Waterloo Region Record 13 Oct 2008

  • Sources 
    1. [S460] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Wilmot - Nith Valley Mennonite CC#4554 Internet Link.
      Bender/ Gladwin/ May 18, 1917-Oct 12, 2008/ beloved husband of Elma Good/ Oct 15, 1918 - / earth hath no sorrow/ that heaven cannot heal

    2. [S602] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - The Waterloo Region Record (March 2008- ), Obituary of Gladwin Bender - 13 Oct 2008.

    3. [S8] News - Gospel Herald, February 11, 1958 - Obituary of Solomon R. Bender.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 18 May 1917 - East Zorra Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChurch Membership - - Nith Valley Mennonite Church, Wilmot Township, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 12 Oct 2008 - New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Nith Valley Mennonite Cemetery, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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